Shaw Hill

A summit at the termination of a ridge which extends south from Mirkslair Hill in E Dumfries and Galloway, Shaw Hill rises to 310m (1017 feet) 2 miles (3 km) east northeast of Winterhope Reservoir and 3½ miles (5.5 km) west southwest of Langholm. On the 12th January 1944, a Bristol Beaufighter aircraft crashed here in bad weather killing its crew of two. There is another Shaw Hill located just 2½ miles (4 km) to the north.

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